Autism Spectrum Disorder Resources

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The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child’s diagnosis of autism or AS/HFA.

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As an adult on the autism spectrum, you have risen above challenges numerous times.  This time, let us be there to support you. Autism Tennessee’s goal for you is to maximize your independence in every way possible.

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Asperger syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) considered to be on the “high functioning” end of the spectrum.

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The Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit was designed to help you research, find and keep employment in the current, competitive labor market.

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The Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Program selects eligible camps in the United States to identify qualified campers and offer scholarship funds for financially disadvantaged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to attend a summer camp.

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Family Services Community Grants are awarded to providers to increase their capacity to service individuals with autism.

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Autism Tennessee’s staff are often on the phone supporting a parent whose child with autism. They help people find the right psychologists, therapists, daycares, summer camps, support groups, etc. They can connect families going through similar situations with one another and make sure they know they are not alone, no matter what their circumstance.

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Coordinators are available to respond to family inquires and requests by phone 888-AUTISM2 (288-4762) or email at familyservices@autismspeaks.org. Learn more about autism services such a 100 Day Kit and many more.

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For those who want to learn more about autism, browse the latest books, magazine articles, educational manuals, software, and much more.

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Californians in Sonoma, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego embody the mission of Autism Speaks in their local communities. This year Sacramento and Modesto have joined our grassroots initiatives.

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Autism speaks is dedicated to providing information, tools, and resources to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism. For more information call 1-888-AUTISM2.

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The focus of Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grants is on proposals that serve to build the field of services for individuals with autism and expand the capacity to effectively serve this growing community.

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

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This workshop will provide an overview of the diagnostic process of Autism Spectrum Disorders and will provide an overview of the systems and services available to support children on the Autism Spectrum.

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Austin Speech Labs is a 501(c)(3) approved nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Autism Speech Labs provides intensive speech, language, and cognitive therapy at an affordable cost.

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ASD Video Glossary is an innovative web-based tool designed to help parents and professionals learn more about the early red flags and diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorders

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An article called Hiring Employees with Autism (subscription only) in the June issue of Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Magazine mentioned Easter Seals and our corporate partner CVS Caremark.

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“First Responders” are those public safety officials – such as police officers or firefighters – who respond to emergency situations.

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This toolkit is not intended to be a curriculum for special education for students on the autism spectrum, but rather a support for the general education and administrative school staff who interact with students with autism in various capacities.

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Habilitation involves 1-to-1 intervention in the child’s home or the community, with clear goals designed to maximize functional skills and positive behavior for children with autism.

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The mission of the Autism Society — to improve the lives of all affected by autism — means that their services and programs must help people today. From the parent of a newly diagnosed child who doesn’t know where to turn to the sibling of an adult on the spectrum who now finds himself in the position of primary caregiver, the Autism Society can help.

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Autism Speaks’ multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign stresses the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and seeking early intervention services.

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The Program Team available to support families via a call or a home visit with children with autism. Contact the Program Team directly at 602-773-5772.

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Respite provides short-term care and supervision for the child with autism to provide relief for the parents or caregivers. It may take place in the child’s home, in the community, or in the home of the respite provider (with prior authorization only).

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The purpose of this kit is to provide helpful information about students with autism and tools and strategies to achieve positive interactions and increase learning for all members of the school community.

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AZA United offers several training classes and workshops to benefit our families, employees and other community members for children with autism.

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development.

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Executive function may be one of the least studied and most frequently overlooked contributors to academic and behavioral problems such as autism.

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